East Riding of Yorkshire Council is currently engaging with consumers and retailers to work towards making our high streets safer in the run-up to winter.
Graham Stuart, the local MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed that people in the East Riding will be able to apply for Government grants to deliver gigabit-capable broadband in more rural areas.
Local residents will be able to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to get their houses connected, while small businesses can get up to £7,000 of help.
Yorkshire Water is supporting WaterAid’s mission to provide clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene knowledge to everyone, everywhere by 2030.
In the last financial year, the region’s water company has raised almost £80,000 for the international not-for-profit.
Bus company East Yorkshire is celebrating Car Free Day on Tuesday 22 September by highlighting all the benefits of catching the bus.
World Car Free Day is a global event, encouraging the population to try giving up their cars for the day and exploring more sustainable ways to travel – whether that’s by public transport, by bike, or simply walking.
There’s a growing trend worldwide towards Cannabidiol (CBD) as a powerful supplement for improved health and the UK is no exemption. Upwards of a million people use the drug to treat pain, inflammation, insomnia, or anxiety.
However, many are unsure of their legal status. You probably know that cannabis is illegal but what about the CBD that’s created by that very same plant?
On a recent visit to the Defence School of Transport, the Director of Land Warfare, Major General James Illingworth OBE, surprised a member of staff with a prestigious Director Land Warfare Coin.
Sgt Gary Pryor, a specialist instructor at Normandy Barracks, Leconfield, was conducting a mock driving test with a student when he found himself at the scene of an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.
East Yorkshire Coaches will be restarting its popular days away by coach, with a selection of trips running throughout October.
The company’s programme of day trips and holidays, which usually includes more than 200 trips a year from the Hull area, was suspended in March because of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
The countdown has started for the hugely popular Walking East Yorkshire Festival 2020.
The festival, which will be delivered virtually for the first time in its history, will begin on Monday, 21 September with the launch of the brand new website.
Graham Stuart, the local MP for Beverley and Holderness, has armed himself with a litter picker and a bin bag to take part in Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Clean
As the new academic year begins and the government’s new ‘gold standard’ T Level qualifications start to be delivered for the first time across the country.
East Riding College has announced that they have been invited to deliver the flagship qualifications in the next phase of T Levels in 2022.
Skidby windmill which was built in 1821 and is now the home of the Museum of East Riding Rural Life, is due to open its doors again at weekends on Saturday, 19 September after being closed at weekends in recent times.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has pledged his support for this year’s Great British September Clean, run by environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, together with East Riding of Yorkshire Council Ward Councillors for Beverley Rural, Minster and Woodmansey, South East Holderness, South West Holderness and Mid Holderness.
When Genuine Gents opened its doors on Beverley’s Butcher Row for the first time back in February, the owner had no notion they’d have to shut only a few weeks later as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions kicked in.
Since Oscar Dugan re-opened again on July 4 this unique barbers has been making a name for itself as the latest addition to the town’s men’s hairdressing scene.
Saturday, 19 September will see the opening of a major touring exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery – the Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition.
The exhibition features the 100 best photographs from across the globe as selected by the RPS, one of the world’s oldest photography associations.
Following a number of recent burglaries across the force area where cars have been stolen, officers are encouraging people to protect their property and report anything suspicious to police.
Detective Inspector Andy Crawforth said: “Unfortunately we have had a number of reports recently where houses have been broken into and car keys have been stolen. These keys have then been used to steal vehicles from outside, with a number of high powered cars recently reported stolen.
ESCAPE-pain, a powerful exercise programme designed to help beat the crippling pain of knee and hip osteoarthritis, has proved so effective in the East Riding that it will be continued for 800 people annually (from September).
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This year the Treasure House in Beverley is celebrating Heritage Open Days through a fascinating series of online videos giving virtual visitors a unique insight into the inner workings of the Treasure House linked to this year’s national theme, ‘Hidden Nature.’
Many of the videos make reference to the natural world and how it relates to the Treasure House collections, or to the roles of members of staff who work with them. Other videos reveal the ‘hidden nature’ of how the Treasure House works behind the scenes.